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FTA awards $2.2B for frontline transportation workers

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently awarded $2.2 billion to 35 recipients in 18 states to help public transportation agencies pay for day-to-day operations as they continue to provide essential service for frontline workers.

Funding is through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The law included $30.5 billion to support public transportation systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly all the funding has been allocated to support continued public transit operations and transit projects.

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